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Late Sr. Matilda Mulengachonzi who died October 25 at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka, Zambia. / Little Servants of Mary Immaculate (LSMI).

Sisters in Zambia Waiting for Justice After Nun Succumbs to Injuries from August Attack

Sisters of the Little Servants of Mary Immaculate (LSMI) in Zambia are still waiting for answers from authorities concerning the August attack that left two members of their Religious Order seriously injured.

Fr. Emmanuel Wohi Nin (left) Secretary-General of the Episcopal Conference of Ivory Coast (CECCI) presenting the Pastoral Letter of the Bishops on Reconciliation, Justice, and Peace, at a press conference Tuesday, July 21. /

Bishops in Ivory Coast Highlight Conditions for Achieving Reconciliation, Justice, Peace

Catholic Bishops in Ivory Coast have, in their Pastoral Letter, highlighted the conditions necessary for achieving reconciliation, justice and peace in the West African nation amid rising political tensions ahead of the presidential election scheduled for October 2020.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu of Juba Archdiocese. / Radio Bakhita, Juba

“Reconciliation the only remedy to this broken nation”: South Sudanese Prelate at Easter

The need for reconciliation in the world’s youngest nation where a government of national unity has recently been put in place was a key highlight of the Easter message of the Archbishop of the country’s only Metropolitan See, Juba Archdiocese. The South Sudanese Prelate described his country as “broken” and in need of “God’s intervention.” 

An image depicting the intersection between Church and politics. The Church in Togo and Ivory Coast has been accused by the governments of being partial. /

African Church Leaders’ Efforts for Electoral Truth, Justice “a noble fight”: A Reflection

A week after the Catholic Church in Togo was denied an observer role in the upcoming presidential elections by the government, an African missionary serving in the West African country has termed as “a noble fight” efforts by the Church on the continent to pursue truth and justice during elections.

Bishop Nicodème Anani Barrigah-Benissan of Atakpamé diocese, Togo,delegate to the 4th Pan-African Congress on Divine Mercy in Ouagadougou Burkina Faso: November 21, 2019 / ACI Africa

“Africa trapped in its suffering justice,” Needs Justice “transformed by mercy”: Bishop

A Bishop from the West African country of Togo has faulted the justice system institutionalized by many nations in Africa describing it as “suffering justice” and proposed a legal system that is oriented toward social cohesion, “transformed by mercy.”